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Alrighty is a new speciality coffee company from Berlin whose aim it is to open people’s eyes to the wrongs that are currently done in the name of selling coffee and helping them to see how things can be done fairly and justly.
For the team at Alrighty this means, addressing the gender gap, the "disappearance" of African producers, or promoting the long overdue generational transition on farms. In their words ‘by supporting the ‘Underdogs’ of the coffee world, we can improve the diversity in coffee and thus the perspective of an entire generation’. Accompanied by great tasting coffee what isn’t to like?
The Glorious History of British Rail’s Tavern Cars
A great story from Vinepair about how in the 1940’s British Rail sought to give its passengers the best of all worlds with the development of the tavern car, a fully functioning pub on wheels that was used on the Southern and Eastern Railway lines. Roll on.
Redefining Alcohol-Free Options
In this episode from The Club Soda they talk to Mark Wong, the founder of Impossibrew, a beer that’s sure to make you relax without using alcohol. With active herbs to keep you on track while also giving you that ‘aah’ feeling, Mark has created a range of alcohol-free options that begin to redefine alcohol-free options as not something less than alcohol, but something better than alcohol.
How to make the Dishoom India Gimlet
Having enjoyed a lovely Saturday night visit to Dishoom last week I thought it worthy of sharing their delicious version of the gimlet which lightly infuses the gin with the freshest dill before adding a dash of aromatic celery bitters. In true Dishoom fashion if you are unable to make it for yourself then you can now enjoy their pre-batched bottle which will transport you back to a cosy corner of their bar.